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2014-01-29 16:23:00

Investment in Infrastructure Projects and Smart Grid Technology Resulted in PG&E Safely Delivering Record Electric Reliability for Customers SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PG&E announced today that, in 2013, the 15 million people served by the utility experienced the fewest minutes without electricity in company history. The just-released numbers for 2013 show that PG&E continues to make significant progress in safely delivering reliable service that benefits homes and...

2014-01-27 12:21:42

CINCINNATI, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RelaDyne, the nation's leading provider of lubricants, fuel, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), and industrial reliability services, has continued to expand its reliability focus in the north by naming Doug Muennich as RelaDyne's Industrial Business Development Manager in the Midwest region. Muennich hit the ground running in his defined new role while actively transitioning out of his current role as RelaDyne's Cincinnati Branch Sales Manager....

2014-01-15 16:20:52

Multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant project improves reliability and efficiency across state ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power customers are starting 2014 with increased reliability due to the recent completion of a statewide smart grid improvement project conducted through a multiyear Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) awarded by the Department of Energy (DOE). The $109 million project, which includes $52.5 million in funds from the DOE and $56.5 million from...

2014-01-14 16:21:27

$60 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in Region FAIRMONT, W.Va., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mon Power, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed scheduled reliability projects for 2013 designed to further enhance the electrical system and reliability in its 34-county service area, primarily in north-central West Virginia. Major projects included transmission improvements, completion of new distribution...

2014-01-14 16:21:10

$151 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System in Northeast Ohio AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) spent approximately $151 million on service reliability upgrades in its Cleveland Electric Illuminating Company (CEI) northeast Ohio service territory in 2013. The work included completing a new transmission line, installing smart grid technology, rebuilding and upgrading circuits and inspecting and replacing utility poles. "The...

2014-01-14 12:22:42

About $23 Million Spent Last Year to Strengthen Electric System in Northwest Ohio TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE) spent more than $23 million on service reliability upgrades in its Toledo Edison service territory in northwest Ohio in 2013. These investments are expected to improve the flexibility and increase the durability of the company's network of transmission and distribution lines throughout the area. "The numerous projects completed by our...

2014-01-13 16:21:45

More Than $100 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in Region READING, Pa., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Electric Company (Penelec), a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), completed scheduled reliability enhancement projects and upgrades for 2013 on major circuits that serve nearly 122,000 customers throughout Pennsylvania. In addition, Penelec completed multiple reliability inspection programs by year end,...

2014-01-10 16:20:43

$246 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System AKRON, Ohio, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed approximately $246 million in scheduled reliability enhancement projects for 2013, including constructing three new substations, rebuilding and upgrading circuits, inspecting and replacing utility poles and continuing vegetation management programs. One of the key projects was completing the new Black River...

2014-01-09 12:22:48

$50 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in the Region WILLIAMSPORT, Md., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Potomac Edison, a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp. (NYSE: FE), has completed scheduled reliability projects for 2013 designed to further enhance the electrical system and reliability in its Western Maryland and Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia service areas. Major projects included transmission improvements, completion of new...

2014-01-08 12:32:04

NEW YORK, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under-Monitored Cloud Infrastructure at Great Risk of Unplanned Downtime and Service Disruption Continuity Software [http://www.continuitysoftware.com ](TM), the world's leading provider of service availability risk management solutions, today announced the results of the Continuity Software IT Operations Analytics Benchmark [http://www.continuitysoftware.com/serv/it-operational-analytics-survey ]. Based on results collected...